WED 2015 News & Highlights
"An Appetite for change on food waste" by Achim Steiner, UNEP Executive Director
United Nations Greening Group Brings World Environment Day Messaging Home
The 2015 World Environment Day (WED), focusing on the theme of “Consuming with Care,” is being celebrated by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and other UN agencies in Nairobi with the launch of a Green Week on Tuesday 2 June.
Official Opening Ceremony Expo Milano 2015
Milan, 1 May 2015 - Expo Milano 2015 will be hosted in Milan, Italy, between 1 May and 31 October 2015 with the theme, "Feeding the Planet. Energy for Life". The UN Commissioner-General for Expo 2015, Mr. Eduardo Rojas-Briales, will participate in the official opening of the Expo, along with the Commissioners-General of some 130 participating countries. The United Nations' participation at Expo 2015 provides a unique opportunity to build momentum around food-related issues.
World Environment Day 2015 to Take Centre Stage at Milan Expo
Nairobi/Rome, 7 April 2015 - Italy has today been named host of this year's World Environment Day (WED) global celebrations on 5 June, in a joint announcement made by the Government of Italy and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).